Hair Tour to Launch at Kennedy Center; Tour Dates Revealed

News   Hair Tour to Launch at Kennedy Center; Tour Dates Revealed
 
The national tour of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hair will launch in Washington, DC, this October at the Kennedy Center Opera House.

The full itinerary for the 20-city tour was announced May 12. Prior to the Oct. 25 launch in DC, Hair will tech at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT, Oct. 21-24.

The tour will reunite Tony Award-nominated director Diane Paulus and members of the original Broadway creative team including Tony-nominated choreographer Karole Armitage, set designer Scott Pask, costume designer Michael McDonald, lighting designer Kevin Adams and sound designer Acme Sound Partners.

Casting will be announced shortly.

The itinerary for Hair follows:

New Haven, CT (Oct. 21-24 at the Shubert Theatre)
Washington, DC (Oct. 26-Nov. 21 at the Kennedy Center Opera House)
Seattle, WA (Nov. 28-Dec. 5, at the Paramount Theatre)
Tempe, AZ (Dec. 7-12 at the Gammage Auditorium)
Portland, OR (Dec. 27, 2010-Jan. 2, 2011 at the Keller Auditorium)
Los Angeles, CA (Jan. 5-23, 2011, at the Pantages Theatre)
Costa Mesa, CA (Jan. 25-Feb. 6, 2011, at the Orange County PAC)
Pittsburgh, PA (Feb. 15-20, 2011, at Heinz Hall)
Milwaukee, WI Feb. 22-27, 2011, at Marcus Center/Uihlein Hall)
Minneapolis, MN (March 1-6, 2011, at the Orpheum Theatre)
Chicago, IL (March 8-20, 2011)
Boston, MA (March 22-April 10, 2011, at the Colonial Theatre)
Hershey, PA (April 12-17, 2011, at the Hershey Theatre)
Hartford, CT (April 26-May 1, 2011, at the Bushnell PAC)
Schenectady, NY (May 3-8, 2011, at the Proctors Theatre)
Durham, NC (May 10-15, 2011, at the Durham PAC)
Atlanta, GA (May 17-22, 2011, at the Fox Theatre)
Tampa, FL (May 24-29, 2011, at the Tampa Bay PAC)
Miami, FL (May 31-June 5, 2011, at the Arscht Theatre)
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (June 7-19, 2011, at the Broward Center)
Orlando, FL (June 21-26, 2011, at the Bob Carr PAC) The revival of Hair began life in 2007 as a special 40th anniversary concert staging at the Delacorte Theater. In 2008 the Public mounted Hair as part of Shakespeare in the Park, where the run was extended three times. The production transferred to Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre March 31, 2009, where it currently plays. The London production opened April 14 at the Gielgud Theatre.

Sasha Allen (center) and the Broadway cast of <i>Hair</i>.
Sasha Allen (center) and the Broadway cast of Hair. Photo by Joan Marcus
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